from The Century Dictionary.

  • In vertebrate anat., the corresponding bones of both fore and hind limbs, which extend from the elbow to the wrist, and from the knee to the ankle, thus constituting the morphological segments which intervene between the propodialia and the mesopodialia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun anatomy The bones of either the forearm or shank: the radius, ulna, tibia, and fibula.


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